THERMOREGULATION

noun. the physiological and behavioral procedures, cumulatively, which are responsible for keeping up the typical body temperature. These procedures are inclusive of shivering and perspiring.

THERMOREGULATION: "Thermoregulation is a key component to homeostasis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THERMOREGULATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thermoregulation/ (accessed November 17, 2019).
SHARE